Week 5 discussion.docx - 1 This week we learned about the potential benefits and drawbacks to clinical decision support systems(CDSSs Create a

Week 5 discussion.docx - 1 This week we learned about the...

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1. This week we learned about the potential benefits and drawbacks to clinical decision support systems (CDSSs). Create a “Pros” versus “Cons” table with a column for “Pro” and a separate column for “Con”. Include at least 3 items for each column. Next to each item, provide a brief rationale as to why you included it on the respective list. Pros of CDSS Rationale Cons of CDSS Rationale Prevent medication errors or interactions Providers have the ability to be alerted to patients MAR and when drug interactions or errors may occur. A recent study showed that the CDSS interventions steadily improve medication or drug-related outcome that could provide ancillary support for the progress of medication safety (Clinical Decision Support, 2018). Information overload leading to alert or alarm fatigue There are often too many alerts to the provider, which can result in ignoring alerts or “working around” any important or needed information. A study on the effectiveness of a CDSS, completed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, determined that incorrectly using a CDSS can be more
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